Recreation Sports in Coeur D’Alene

Recreation in Coeur d'Alene

Take advantage of the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Lake and its many surrounding recreational activities. 

One of the most significant attractors to Coeur d’Alene are the water sports on the lake, extensive trails through the Canfield Mountain Natural Area, and the lakeside City Park & Beach. Regardless of the season, there is an abundance of outdoor recreational activities to take advantage of in the city. Whether you like golfing, hiking, climbing, biking, or boating, you’ll find an endless pool of resources and adventure at your fingertips. 


  • StoneRidge Golf Community & RV Resort: Home to the only RV Resort in the county with both six state-of-the-art pickleball courts and an 18-hole championship golf course, StoneRidge is an exceptional, fully-staffed lifestyle destination.
    • More than 80 RV sites
    • A sprawling fenced dog park with a bathing area
    • A par-71, 7,008-yard course redesigned by Frank Brandt
    • $3.3 million renovations added ponds, bunkers, and redesigned holes
    • Clubhouse with fitness center
    • Heated pool & spa on the premises

  • Circling Raven Golf Club: The Circling Raven is located in a particularly scenic area with an 18-hole course that encompasses more than 600 acres of wetlands, woodlands, and Palouse grasses. Circling Raven is consistently ranked as the #1 Public Access Course in Idaho. 
  • The Coeur d’Alene Resort: This award-winning resort golf course was once described as America’s Most Beautiful Resort Golf Course by Golf Digest. Featuring manicured fairways, luxury custom carts, and breathtaking views of Lake Coeur d’Alene on every hole, this is golfing at its absolute finest.
    • Home to the world’s only Floating Green, an engineered, computer-controlled island on the lake offers panoramic views of the vista. Golfers are ferried to and from the modern marvel from a specially-designed electric boat.

Water Sports

  • Coeur d’Alene Adventures: Even the most daring thrillseekers will be pleased by the abundance of outdoor activities offered by Coeur d’Alene Adventures. With eight on-site locations, this eco-friendly company invites guests to take world-class whitewater and scenic rafting trips or to enjoy fly-fishing, spin-fishing, kayaking, biking, and paddleboarding.
  • Hagadone Marine Group: Hagadone is a top-notch boat dealer serving North Idaho, Spokane, and the Inland Northwest region. Here, you can purchase boats, receive maintenance and repairs, book a lake or charter cruise, refuel, shop for supplies, and more.  
  • ROW Adventure Center: Considered one of the #1 things to do in all of Spokane or Coeur d’Alene, a trip to ROW means following along with an interpretive guide on bike and hiking tours, kayaking during an evening sunset, or taking a fully-guided fishing trip! ROW also offers exciting food and wine tours.

Hiking & Biking

There are numerous trails throughout Coeur d’Alene, many of which will take you right alongside the lake or through the mountains. With such gorgeous terrain to roam, why not explore the area? 

Most of the area’s trails are maintained by the non-profit organization Friends of the Coeur d'Alene Trails.

  • Marie Creek Trail
  • Chilco Mountain Trail
  • Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail
  • Tubbs Hill Hike
  • Blue Creek Trail
  • Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes
  • North Idaho Centennial Trail

Family Fun

While just about any destination or activity listed on this page can be done with your family by your side, these specific attractions are designed for maximum family fun!

  • Silverwood Theme Park: As the Northwest’s largest theme park, Silverwood boasts over 70 rides and attractions. It’s just 15 minutes outside of Coeur d’Alene, and you’ll find a mixture of casual rides for kids and thrilling roller coasters!
  • Triple Play Family Fun Park: Triple Play provides indoor and outdoor fun for kids and adults of all ages. From the ropes course, mini-golf, and laser maze to bowling, bumper cars, and a wave pool, there is no shortage of interactive features and arcade games here. Plus, they also have a limited-service restaurant, so you can stop and refuel at any time on pizza and ice cream.

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